TITLE

CONSTITUTIONAL CONFINES: DETERMINING THE APPLICABILITY OF THE CITIZENSHIP CLAUSE TO AMERICAN SAMOA

AUTHOR(S)
Petrey, Andrew
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Florida Journal of International Law;Dec2013, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p483
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the determination of the applicability of the citizenship clause to the individuals born in American Samoa in reference to the court case Tuaua v. United States. Topics discussed include action brought in the light of citizenship clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, execution of the citizenship laws and birthrights of the citizens. It further inform about the dismissal of the plaintiff's claims due to the lack of subject-matter jurisdiction.
ACCESSION #
95698751

 

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